Lighting Products: index

By: John Deere Landscapes  09-12-2011
Keywords: Transformers

Remote Operation Landscape Lighting Transformers

Typically, landscape lighting is operated via mechanical timers located inside the housing of the outside transformer. On any given job when the customer would like automatic ON/OFF times, the mechanical timer was the only option. A customer wanting to have the convenience of timed events would have to deal with the nuances of annual Dusk/Dawn changes and lost hours due to power failures requiring regular maintenance of the timer. Oh, and lets not forget daylight savings.

If the install had more than one transformer, and the customer required a simultaneous event, or synchronization of transformers, a new hassle presented itself in that you could almost never get both timers to be perfectly synched. And once again, now you have two or more timers that need to be regularly maintained to keep them operating at the proper times.

Take a look at X10 PRO, the simple solution to all your operational needs!

X10 PRO is a manufacturer of easy to install Lighting and Appliance Control Modules that use the existing AC power lines in your home to communicate. For Landscape Lighting, the resolution to the above headaches can be achieved using a simple plug-in Receiver called an Appliance Module and an in-home Controller named the Mini-Timer.

Installation is quick and easy, and a snap for one, two or multiple transformers.

At the transformer, plug-in a 2 Pin Appliance Module (model PAM01) then plug the switched transformer plug in to the Module. The coding on the Appliance Module will be set to match that of the Mini-Timer placed in the home.

Note: if multiple transformers are used, place an Appliance Module into each one and address them

Next plug in the Mini-Timer and set it on a convenient counter or desk-top located within the home. Plug it in and set the address code to match the codes set on the Appliance Modules.

The Mini-Timer gives you daily, timed ON/OFF control for up to four (4) independent zones, or one big zone synchronized to operate multiple transformers like they were one! Plus the ability to have manual over-ride from the push buttons located on top of the Timer.

No more will you need to crawl through the bushes and hassle with insects and reptiles…to reset timers due to daylight changes or power failures. To your customers, the value added features of convenience, reliability and beautification are a “no brainer” for every installation.

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